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Kenny leads Lady Wolves to 5th consecutive win

Delaney Kenny is following in her older sister's footsteps while Kaleigh is busy playing college basketball for Findlay University. Delaney, the starting point guard for the Lady Wolves, now in only her sophomore year, scored a career high 17 points in the 36-33 win over Rochester Adams, Jan....more >>

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Nicholas Schummer has been named to the president's list at Northwood University for the fall 2010 semester with a 3.94 grade point average. Only 4.8 percent of Northwood University students are eligible for the president's list....more >>

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Births

Macey Audrey Toutant Steven and Jessica Toutant of Ortonville are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Macey Audrey Toutant. Macey was born at 11:45 p.m., Nov. 8 at Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc....more >>

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Academics

Emily Katherine Armstrong has been named to the dean's honor list with a 4.0 grade point average for the fall 2010 semester at Michigan State University-Honors College. Emily is enrolled in the College of Natural Science, majoring in human biology....more >>
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Engagment

Nedry-Wilson Thomas and Carin Nedry of Ortonville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Christa Ann, to Michael Ryan Wilson, son of Robert and Brenda Wilson of Burton....more >>
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Natalia Gia Mastrianni

Terrie Mastrianni and Dave Ward of Brandon Township are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Natalia Gia Mastrianni. Natalia was born at 11:29 a.m., Jan. 14, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac....more >>
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Engagement

William and Carol Millar of Ortonville are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Aaron Jonathan, to Rhonda Leigh, daughter of Roland and Frances Moody of Florida. The bride-to-be graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 2000 with a bachelor of fine arts degree in graphic design....more >>

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Games for Feb. 1

Cancelled for Tuesday Feb....more >>
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Born October 1st
1904: Vladimir Horowitz, Russian-born American virtuoso pianist.
1924: Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the U.S. (1977-1981)
1932: Albert Collins, guitarist.
1935: Julie Andrews (Julia Elizabeth Wells), actress and singer whose films include Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music.
1946: Tim O'Brien, novelist (The Things They Carried, In the Lake of the Woods).
October 1st
in history
1856: The first installment of Gustav Flaubert's novel Madame Bovary appears in the Revue de Paris after the publisher refuses to print a passage in which the character Emma has a tryst in the back seat of a carriage.
1864: The Condor, a British blockade-runner, is grounded near Fort Fisher, North Carolina. Father John B. Tabb, an unreconstructed Rebel to the end, had served the Confederacy aboard blockade runners.
1878: General Lew Wallace is sworn in as governor of New Mexico Territory. He went on to deal with the Lincoln County War, Billy the Kid and write Ben-Hur. His Civil War heroics earned him the moniker Savior of Cincinnati.
1890: Yosemite National Park is dedicated in California.
1908: The Ford Model T, the first car for millions of Americans, hits the market. Over 15 million Model Ts are eventually sold, all of them black. Visiting the Past: Automotive History.